John Wooden, the most influential coach of the 20th century, is gone, dead at the age of 99.
But the Wizard’s legacy will last forever.
The iconic UCLA basketball coach led the Bruins to an unprecedented 10 national championships from 1964 through 1975, including seven in a row. He sustained greatness longer than anyone in any sport
Wooden transcended generations, and his achievements actually became more relevant after his retirement than during his career because of how difficult it is to duplicate them.